The Cost of Low-Value Care

Since 2000, health costs have almost quadrupled—but health outcomes have barely improved. The U.S. system continues to deliver more and more care. But it’s not always the right care. Research suggests that almost 30 percent of all health care in the United States is unnecessary or wasteful. And this low-value care is costing American consumers. Studies have found that the United States wastes up to $340 billion per year on unnecessary treatments.

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ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.

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